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701.6 - Student Transportation for Co/Extra-Curricular Activities

 

 

 

The board shall require school district transportation for co/extra-curricular activities including but not limited to transporting student participants to and from co/extra-curricular activities.

Students participating in co/extra-curricular activities other than those held at district facilities shall be transported to the co/extra-curricular activity by district transportation vehicles or by another means approved by the superintendent [or designee]. Students attending co/extra-curricular activities other than those held at the district facilities may be transported to the co/extra-curricular activity by district transportation vehicles.

The board authorizes the superintendent [or designee] to recover all costs for furnishing a vehicle and driver for students and patrons attending as spectators to co/extra-curricular activities as provided by state code. A vehicle shall be used as provided in this subsection only at times when it is not needed to transport students to and from school.

Students who are provided transportation in district transportation vehicles for co/extra-curricular activities shall ride both to and from the event in the school vehicle unless arrangements have been made with the coach/sponsor/licensed personnel prior to the activity. A student's parent/guardian may personally appear and request to transport their student to and/or from a school-sponsored activity.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent [or designee] to make an annual report to the board on transportation that has been provided. In making the report to the board the superintendent [or designee] shall consider the financial condition of the district, the number of students who would qualify for such transportation, and other factors the board or superintendent deem relevant.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent [or designee] to develop administrative regulations for the transportation of students to and/or from co/extra-curricular activities.


Adopted: 4/99
Reviewed: 10/12; 11/13; 4/15; 11/18
Revised: 10/10; 9/11
Related Policy (Code #): 502.1; 502.1-R; 502.5; 502.5-R1-R3; 502.6; 503.101
Legal Reference (Code of Iowa): §§ 256B.4; 285.1-4; 321 (2013); 281 IAC 41.412